Adults With Cerebral Palsy at Higher Risk for Osteoporosis
TUESDAY, July 9, 2019 -- Cerebral palsy (CP) is associated with an increased risk for osteoporosis and osteoarthritis, according to a study published in the August issue of Bone. Neil E. O'Connell, Ph.D., from Brunel University London, and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 9, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Food Insecurity Associated With Increased Insulin Resistance
TUESDAY, July 9, 2019 -- Household food insecurity (HFI) is associated with insulin resistance among Latinos with type 2 diabetes, according to a study published in the June issue of the Journal of Nutrition. Angela Bermudez-Millan, Ph.D., M.P.H.,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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Androgen Deprivation Therapy May Up Risk of Alzheimer Disease
TUESDAY, July 9, 2019 -- Among elderly patients with prostate cancer, androgen deprivation therapy (ADT) exposure is associated with subsequent diagnosis of Alzheimer disease or dementia, according to a study published online July 3 in JAMA Network... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 9, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

In-Hospital Maternal Mortality Down in Pregnancies With Lupus
TUESDAY, July 9, 2019 -- In-hospital maternal mortality decreased from 1998 to 2015 in systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) and non-SLE pregnancies, with a greater decline for SLE pregnancies, according to a study published online July 9 in the Annals... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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Increased Cancer Risk Seen in Multiple Sclerosis Patients
TUESDAY, July 9, 2019 -- Multiple sclerosis (MS) patients have an elevated cancer risk compared with non-MS controls, according to a study presented at the 5th Congress of the European Academy of Neurology, held from June 29 to July 2 in Oslo,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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History of Liver Disease Does Not Impact Efficacy of Edoxaban
TUESDAY, July 9, 2019 -- For patients with atrial fibrillation (AF), the efficacy and safety of edoxaban versus warfarin is not altered with a history of liver disease, according to a study published in the July 16 issue of the Journal of the... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - July 9, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

WHO List of Essential Tests Gets An Upgrade
Essential medicines require essential diagnostics. Today, the World Health Organization released the 2nd Edition of the Model List of Essential Diagnostics. The new list covers 122 test categories, and covers a wider range of communicable and non-communicable diseases. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 9, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Madhukar Pai, Contributor Source Type: news

FDA Leverages Private Sector Technology-Based Tools In Its Embrace Of Real World Evidence
The FDA is expanding its private sector collaborations to advance its understanding of real world data and evidence. Does this mean that it will begin to approve new drugs and expand labeling on the basis of physician and patient experience, rather than solely on randomized clinical trial data? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 9, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John Osborn, Contributor Source Type: news

Cigna Invests In GNS Healthcare Precision Medicine Venture
Cigna joined biotech giants Amgen and Celgene in backing GNS Healthcare, a technology firm applying machine learning to healthcare through precision medicine. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 9, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Bruce Japsen, Contributor Source Type: news

Here's Why Gen-Z Are Turning To CBD Skincare
Ingestible CBD products have seen tremendous growth, in line with an increased focus on wellbeing and mental health amongst young health-conscious consumers, can topical CBD products do the same? (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 9, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Zoe Wong, Contributor Source Type: news

Why Treating Patients As Consumers Can Improve The Healthcare Experience
Healthcare is the fifth-biggest industry in the United States, yet it ranks dead last out of 25 industries for simplicity of experience. Why change is necessary. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 9, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Dan Gingiss, Contributor Source Type: news

Hospitals say plan to tie payments to area wages is flawed
Though the impact on Western New York hospitals is small, a new proposal to tie payments to area wages could lead to a millions in losses for hospitals across New York. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 9, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tracey Drury Source Type: news

Stanford professor maps out a way forward for stroke survivors
Emotional healing is as important as physical — when recovering, take time to grieve, and then look forward. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 9, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Cromwell Schubarth Source Type: news

All-inclusive surgery? Cigna and Campbell Clinic explore payment options
“Tennessee tends to be on the leading edge of a lot of what Cigna does because it's a progressive provider community.” (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 9, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jason Bolton Source Type: news

Hogan Lovells scoops up two Boston life sciences lawyers
Hogan Lovells has brought on a couple of life sciences transaction attorneys from McDermott Will& Emery LLP, its first two partner-level hires in Boston from another law firm since it entered the city in 2017. When Hogan Lovells merged with the small local firm Collora LLP two years ago, its leaders pointed to Greater Boston’s life sciences sector as a chief reason for its interest in the market. In Collora, it added on a firm with experience representing life sciences companies, primarily in… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 9, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Greg Ryan Source Type: news

Bridges Health Partners inks deal with Aetna over Medicare Advantage
It has seven hospitals and 1,000 physicians. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 9, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

Mango promoted to Department of Health & Human Services exec post
Former Pittsburgh health care consultant Paul Mango has been promoted to a new policy post at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Mango has been chief of staff for the Centers for Medicare& Medicaid Services. He'll now be HHS deputy chief of staff for policy, which is newly created to plan and coordinate policy. He'll be part of the leadership team at the department and report to HHS Chief of Staff Brian Harrison. "Paul is a highly regarded health care and policy leader whom I have… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 9, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Paul J. Gough Source Type: news

German biotech smashes European fundraising record
Mainz University spinout BioNTech raises $325m to fund its personalised treatments (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 9, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Gilead pays Watertown startup Lyndra $123M to develop longer-lasting HIV pill
HIV patients could one day replace a daily pill for one that would last a week or more, should a new drug development deal struck this week prove successful. California-based Gilead Sciences Inc. (Nasdaq: GILD) is enlisting Watertown startup Lyndra Therapeutics to develop one or more HIV drugs that could last a week, allowing patients to take fewer pills. Gilead will pay Lyndra up to $122.5 million in R&D milestones, as well as commercial royalties on any products produced through the deal. Lyndra… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 9, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Allison DeAngelis Source Type: news

​Judge blocks Trump rule requiring drug companies to list prices in TV ads
The judge ruled that the Department of Health and Human Services exceeded its regulatory authority by seeking to require all drugmakers to include in their television commercials the list price of any drug that costs more than $35 a month. The rule was to take effect this week. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 9, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Katie Thomas and Katie Rogers Source Type: news

More money, more gabapentin
Pharmaceutical companies' payments to doctors may be influencing them to prescribe more expensive, brand-name versions of the pain drug gabapentin, a team of researchers report in the July 8 issue of JAMA Internal Medicine, and the increasing use of the drug suggests it may be being abused. (Source: World Pharma News)
Source: World Pharma News - July 9, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Tags: Featured Research Research and Development Source Type: news

Providence partners with Microsoft to support its digital strategy
The five-year partnership will help Providence modernize its infrastructure and create a streamlined clinical platform. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 9, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Paxtyn Merten Source Type: news

Roche presents a broad range of data for Hemlibra demonstrating continued benefits for people with haemophilia A at the ISTH 2019 Congress
Roche today announced new data for Hemlibra ® (emicizumab) across multiple pivotal studies in people with haemophilia A with and without factor VIII inhibitors at the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) 2019 Congress on 6-10 July in Melbourne, Australia. (Source: Roche Investor Update)
Source: Roche Investor Update - July 9, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Roche presents a broad range of data for Hemlibra demonstrating continued benefits for people with haemophilia A at the ISTH 2019 Congress
Roche today announced new data for Hemlibra ® (emicizumab) across multiple pivotal studies in people with haemophilia A with and without factor VIII inhibitors at the International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) 2019 Congress on 6-10 July in Melbourne, Australia. (Source: Roche Media News)
Source: Roche Media News - July 9, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Before You Put That Lemon Wedge In Your Iced Tea Or Water, Read This
While delicious and nutritious, the lemons in our tea can carry unwanted residues on their peels along with other things that don't belong in your delicious beverage. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - July 9, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David DiSalvo, Contributor Source Type: news

Cincinnati startup lands $7M in financing to develop universal flu vaccine
Blue Water Vaccines, a Greater Cincinnati startup, has received $7 million in financing to commercialize a single vaccine that could offer protection against all types of flu. The seed round was led by CincyTech, the Uptown venture capital enterprise that provides funding and entrepreneurial support to help transform innovation into digital and health-focused companies. The round was oversubscribed, so private investors affiliated with CincyTech also participated. The payoff could be enormous.… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 9, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Barrett J. Brunsman Source Type: news

Chinese VC, BASF warns, Deutsche, Epstein
Chinese venture capital investment in US biotech falls in first half of the year (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 9, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Fears rise ‘sin taxes’ could go up in puff of smoke
Green paper on tobacco and sugary milkshakes delayed amid No 10 uncertainty (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 9, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Avammune Therapeutics Announces Series A Funding and Formation of...
Avammune Therapeutics Inc., (formerly known as Straximm Therapeutics), a spin-off from Aten Porus Lifesciences (Bangalore, India), today announced the raise of its Series A funding and formation of...(PRWeb July 09, 2019)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/avammune_therapeutics_announces_series_a_funding_and_formation_of_scientific_advisory_board/prweb16414835.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - July 9, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Genedata Biopharma Platform Adopted by Genmab to Streamline...
Genedata E2E software solution to increase speed and efficiency of discovery and development of Genmab’s next-generation cancer therapies(PRWeb July 09, 2019)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/genedata_biopharma_platform_adopted_by_genmab_to_streamline_biotherapeutics_r_d_operations/prweb16422713.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - July 9, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Promise of Cannabis-Based Medicine in Healthcare and the Path to Get...
Cannabis and cannabis-derived substances have been used to treat a wide range of ailments throughout human history. Medical texts from Ancient China to the Roman Empire show that cannabis was relied...(PRWeb July 09, 2019)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/promise_of_cannabis_based_medicine_in_healthcare_and_the_path_to_get_there_new_webinar_hosted_by_xtalks/prweb16424005.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - July 9, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

DHL and American Airlines Cargo Release Special Report About the...
New report discusses the challenges and opportunities for personalized medicine in the Latin American region. Report highlights four key solutions to help navigate the logistical, economic, political...(PRWeb July 09, 2019)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/dhl_and_american_airlines_cargo_release_special_report_about_the_importance_of_logistics_for_the_future_of_personalized_medicine/prweb16427576.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - July 9, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

FDA to Review Sarfez Pharmaceuticals' Long-Acting Loop Diuretic...
If approved, SoanzXRTM will be the first and only long acting loop diuretic (water pill) that delivers the drug at a slower rate and provides drug effects for the majority of the day with a single...(PRWeb July 09, 2019)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/fda_to_review_sarfez_pharmaceuticals_long_acting_loop_diuretic_soanzxr_an_improved_treatment_for_edema_in_patients_with_heart_failure_kidney_disease_and_hypertension/prweb16424583.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
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Japanese government ad warns on its own labour reform
Suppliers vulnerable to bullying as big business tries to comply with overwork laws (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 9, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Curbs on NHS capital spending at ‘crisis point’
Health leaders warn of delays to vital upgrades despite having funds (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare - July 9, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Glenmark gets final nod from USFDA for angina treatment drug
The product is a generic version of Gilead Sciences Inc's Ranexa extended-release tablets in the same strengths. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - July 9, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Dr Reddys launches anti-phlegm OTC drug in US market
OTC Guaifenesin and Pseudoephedrine HCl is used to help loosen phlegm (mucus) and thin bronchial secretions. (Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News)
Source: The Economic Times Healthcare and Biotech News - July 9, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Chinese VC spending on US biotech hit by security reviews
US start-ups face tougher environment as first-half investment drops nearly 60% (Source: FT.com - Drugs and Healthcare)
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08.07.19: Not intended for U.S. and UK Media - Important step towards improved treatment for children with venous thromboembolism
Rivaroxaban demonstrates strong efficacy and safety profile in phase III study in children with thromboembolismPhase III EINSTEIN-Jr. study in children concludes the largest pediatric thromboembolism program delivering results consistent with those in adults / Study shows a low risk of recurrent venous thromboembolism (VTE) in children treated with rivaroxaban compared with standard of care with low rates of bleeding / First phase III data on the use of a non-vitamin K oral anticoagulant (NOAC) in a large pediatric population / Study investigated a body weight-adjusted oral 20 mg equivalent dose of rivaroxaban for the prev...
Source: Bayer IR Newsfeed: Events - July 8, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Why 2 pharma firms serving opposite ends of the age spectrum joined forces
Behind the deal of new pharmaceutical company Azurity. (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - July 8, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jensen Werley Source Type: news

New bipolar depression treatment misses the mark in recent study
A new treatment being investigated for bipolar depression has failed to meet its main goal in a recent study. (Source: PharmaManufacturing.com)
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GSK opens continuous manufacturing plants
GlaxoSmithKline has opened two “state-of-the-art” facilities in Singapore with continuous manufacturing capabilities. (Source: PharmaManufacturing.com)
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Premier Health executive promoted to president of Dayton-area hospital
A longtime Premier Health executive is now the top official at one of the health network's newly expanded hospitals. Joann Ringer has been promoted from chief operating officer to president of Miami Valley Hospital South in Centerville, effective immediately. The new position "more appropriately reflects the size and scope of both inpatient and outpatient services available at the site,” said Mike Maiberger, e xecutive vice president and chief operating officer of Premier Health.  “Joann has… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 8, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: John Bush Source Type: news

Urgent Care for Children to expand throughout Alabama, including metro Bham
Urgent Care for Children is planning three new pediatric after-hours urgent care clinics in Madison, Vestavia Hills and Tuscaloosa. The physician-owned pediatric urgent care provider said the clinics are expected to open this fall. “Over the past two years, Urgent Care for Children has served thousands of patients in the greater Birmingham area, and we are excited to expand our operations...,” said Dr. Allury Arora, found er and chief medical officer of Urgent Care for Children. “We look… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - July 8, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Tyler Patchen Source Type: news

UAB Center for AIDS Research receives $7.5 million grant
The UAB Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) has received a $7.5 million grant renewal from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. The grant, according to UAB, will be used to focus more intensely on the local HIV epidemic in Alabama and the Southeast. UAB leaders will research social, clinical and behavioral elements that can contribute to HIV transmission and exposure in the region.  “We’re positioned right in the epi center of the HIV epidemic in the South, which means we… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
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Most Supplements Offer Little Protection Against Heart Disease
MONDAY, July 8, 2019 -- Certain nutritional supplements and dietary interventions may reduce the risk for some cardiovascular outcomes in adults; however, the overall effect of nutritional supplements on cardiovascular disease outcomes remains... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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Infective Endocarditis Prevalence 26 Percent in Patients With E. faecalis
MONDAY, July 8, 2019 -- The prevalence of infective endocarditis (IE) is about 26 percent among patients with Enterococcus faecalis bacteremia, according to a study published in the July 16 issue of the Journal of the American College of... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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Operating Time for Hip, Knee Replacement Overestimated
MONDAY, July 8, 2019 -- The Medicare Physician Fee Schedule and most recent Relative Value Scale Update Committee recommendations overestimate the operating time for original and revision hip and knee replacements, according to a study published in... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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Eye Drops, Ointments Sold at Walgreens Recalled
MONDAY, July 8, 2019 -- A number of over-the-counter eye products sold at Walgreens have been recalled by manufacturer Altaire Pharmaceuticals because the products may not be sterile. The use of nonsterile products could result in serious and... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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Consistent Time of Day Aids Workout Habit
MONDAY, July 8, 2019 -- Consistency in timing of workouts may help sustain high physical activity levels among adults successfully maintaining weight loss, according to a study published online July 3 in Obesity. Leah M. Schumacher, from Brown... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
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